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10 Most Expensive Cheeses In The World

Today we’re talking about the most exotic, tasty, and of course most expensive cheeses in the world. Everyone is familiar with cheese, it’s a common ingredient in most meals. Everyone knows the common cheeses such as American, provolone, and Swiss. There’s an entire world out there of cheese that’s judged on several traits including taste, aroma, and even aesthetic appearance. There are even gourmet cheese judges and competitions that rank cheeses by even more criteria. Although, chees has appreciated the world over.

France perhaps will always remain the home of the best gourmet cheeses. So, if you want to live the good life, it’s time to start planning a trip. Now let’s just dive in and discover a bit of extravagance and the expensive cheeses the world has to offer. Many people will, unfortunately, miss out on it, but Hey that’s what you have us for and as usual, we’ve got you covered.

10: Rouge River Blue – $40/pound

Rouge River Blue - $40/pound - 10 Most Expensive Cheeses In The World -

Rouge River Blue cheese is a seasonal cheese that can only be produced in summer. This is the one reason why it costs $40 for an eighth of a wheel. An interesting fact about the production of this cheese is that it’s made with aged grape leaves, soaked in pear brandy. This gives it a unique range of flavors that have been described as fruity and spicy with hints of hazelnut, blackberry, vanilla, chocolate, and even bacon. The paste crystallizes with time, giving it a more distinct quality. It will also be the single cheese on our list that’s been produced originally in the US, in the state of Oregon to be more precise since 1930. Although, it’s been around a long time, it’s only recently gained worldwide acclaim when it won the 2003 world cheese awards in London.

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9: Cacio Bufala – $40/pound

Cacio Bufala - $40/pound -

This Italian cheese offers a unique taste of the Mediterranean draw curd cheeses. It’s actually made using pasteurized water buffalo milk. The Curd is drained in such a manner it follows the natural maturing process. It’s matured in the caves of the region for a period of up to a year. The result is a drum-shaped ivory yellow color cheese and it features the flavorful taste of buffalo mail. It said that it literally melts in your mouth’ This makes sense as buffalo milk has twice the fat of cow’s milk. So, the result is a very creamy cheese with a rare water buffalo milk as its main ingredient. It’s no wonder this cheese comes in at $40/pound.

Written by Jack Sparrow

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